Sorry, this program is not available for local students.
Please contact Info Corner to discuss other study options.
Sorry, this program is not available for international students intending to study on a student visa.
If you hold a different visa type, you may be eligible. Please contact us for more information.
Rapid developments in global telecommunication and network technologies present exciting career opportunities for graduates of this program.
This program enables you to:
- develop expertise in the analysis, design, implementation and operation of telecommunication devices, systems, networks and services
- enhance your professional development skills in research, problem solving, communication, teamwork and, leadership and project management
- advance your career in the telecommunication and network industries.
International student visa holders can only study full-time.
1-1.5 years full-time or equivalent part-time (with advanced standing)
2 years full-time or 4 years part-time (without advanced standing)
RMIT offers a variety of learning and teaching approaches including lectures, seminars, workshops, presentations, group discussions and syndicate work.
You will have access to online and digital resources through the myRMIT student portal.
Ongoing assessment throughout the semester includes examinations, essays, reports, oral classes, presentations, group projects, research projects, laboratory projects and practical assignments.
Classes are taught by experts in their fields. There is a strong emphasis on laboratory work and professional engineering projects to put theory into practice and enhance research, teamwork, leadership, communication and project management skills.
Industry plays a vital consultative role in the program through membership of the School Program Advisory Committee (PAC). Other members of the PAC include alumni and academic staff.
There are also extensive links with industry, particularly through laboratories that incorporate work-integrated learning, through research projects, consulting, and through industry sponsored student design projects.
Notable industry links for this program are:
- ARCIA (Australian Radio Communications Industry Association)
- iTC Global
- RFS (Radio Frequency Systems)
- Juniper Networks
- JRD Communications Pty Ltd
- Microchip Australia Pty Ltd
- TE Connectivity
- National Instruments
- Analog Devices Australia
- Engineers Australia
- IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers)
- IET (Institution of Engineering and Technology).
Graduates work in leadership roles in telecommunication and network industries.
In the private sector, graduates work in the design, manufacture and supply of telecommunication and network devices, systems and services.
In the public sector, graduates provide the community with essential services in areas such as:
- emergency services
- environment protection.
Others graduates establish their own business or undertake higher studies by research.
Professional recognition and accreditation
Graduates will meet the requirements for Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) Level 9.
RMIT encourages you to aspire to a global career, not just a local one.
Through partner organisations in Europe, Asia and the United States, the RMIT International Experience and Research Program (RIIERP) offers workplace training and academic research placements between 6 and 12 months.
There are also opportunities to study abroad through Education Abroad.
Program and course information
Advance your career in the telecommunication and network industries
Develop technical expertise while enhancing your professional development to give you the skills to undertake leadership roles in industry.